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 (vər-mŏnt′) Abbr. VT or Vt.
A state of the northeast United States bordering on Canada. It was admitted as the 14th state in 1791. Explored by Samuel de Champlain in 1609, the region was settled by the British in 1724. Claims to the area were relinquished by Massachusetts in 1781, New Hampshire in 1782, and New York in 1790. Montpelier is the capital and Burlington the largest city.

Ver·mont′er n.


(Placename) a state in the northeastern US: crossed from north to south by the Green Mountains; bounded on the east by the Connecticut River and by Lake Champlain in the northwest Capital: Montpelier. Pop: 619 107 (2003 est). Area: 24 887 sq km (9609 sq miles). Abbreviation: Vt or VT (with zip code)



a state of the NE United States: a part of New England. 608,827; 9609 sq. mi. (24,885 sq. km). Cap.: Montpelier. Abbr.: VT, Vt.
Ver•mont′er, n.
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Noun1.Vermont - a state in New EnglandVermont - a state in New England    
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
New England - a region of northeastern United States comprising Maine and New Hampshire and Vermont and Massachusetts and Rhode Island and Connecticut
capital of Vermont, Montpelier - capital of the state of Vermont; located in north central Vermont
Bennington - a town in southwestern Vermont
Brattleboro - a town in southeastern Vermont on the Connecticut River
Burlington - the largest city in Vermont; located in northwestern Vermont on Lake Champlain; site of the University of Vermont
Rutland - a town in central Vermont
Green Mountains - a range of the Appalachian Mountains that extends from south to north through Vermont
Lake Champlain, Champlain - a lake in northeastern New York, northwestern Vermont and southern Quebec; site of many battles in the French and Indian War and in the American Revolution and in the War of 1812
Taconic Mountains - a range of the Appalachian Mountains along the eastern border of New York with Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Vermont
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